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Old 12-28-2008, 04:39 PM   #1
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Old 12-28-2008, 04:52 PM   #2
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Since you've been lurking for a while, it may be superfluous to say "Welcome". Maybe it's more appropriate to say, "Oh! there you are!"

It's a good thing to come out of lurkdom. You know a lot more about us than we do about you, so don't be a stranger. At the very least, share with us what books you've been reading on your Sony reader.
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Old 12-28-2008, 07:11 PM   #3
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Hi Elsi, thanks for the welcome! I just completed The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough, and just started The Great Bridge by him as well. I believe both are, or could be, classified as historical novels? I finished 1776 earlier this year and enjoyed it so much that I ordered the rest of his books, which I'm hoping will keep me busy (relaxing) through the winter months.

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Old 12-29-2008, 09:03 AM   #4
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Old 12-29-2008, 10:34 AM   #5
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Old 12-29-2008, 10:55 AM   #6
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Hi Elsi, thanks for the welcome! I just completed The Johnstown Flood by David McCullough, and just started The Great Bridge by him as well. I believe both are, or could be, classified as historical novels? I finished 1776 earlier this year and enjoyed it so much that I ordered the rest of his books, which I'm hoping will keep me busy (relaxing) through the winter months.
I've seen 1776 around, but have not read it yet. I guess you'd recommend it. I just recently started reading historical fiction. Some of the books I've enjoyed (though I don't know if they're available in electronic editions) Labyrinth by Kate Mosse, The Ruby Ring by Diane Haeger, The Changeling by Kate Horsley, The Right Hand of Amon by Lauren Haney, The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, Daughter of the Sun by Barbara Wood, The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant, The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherford, and Akhenaten: Dweller in Truth by by Naguib Mahfouz.

OK -- I'm off to research David McCullough.
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I've seen 1776 around, but have not read it yet. I guess you'd recommend it. I just recently started reading historical fiction. Some of the books I've enjoyed (though I don't know if they're available in electronic editions) Labyrinth by Kate Mosse, The Ruby Ring by Diane Haeger, The Changeling by Kate Horsley, The Right Hand of Amon by Lauren Haney, The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, Daughter of the Sun by Barbara Wood, The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant, The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherford, and Akhenaten: Dweller in Truth by by Naguib Mahfouz.

OK -- I'm off to research David McCullough.
Two more historical:
Devil in the White City by Erik Larssen (sp? - about the Chicago World's Fair and one nasty serial killer)
The Professor and the Madman by SImon Winchester (about the making of the Oxford English dictionary and, well, a madman. I don't know a single person who read this and didn't completely love it)
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:40 AM   #8
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Thanks, all, for the suggestions (and welcomes), I will check them out. Anyone familiar with Preston & Child (Riptide, Thunderhead, The Ice Limit, and Mount Dragon) or Vincent Bugliosi (And the Sea Will Tell - not sure if this is in eformat) or Caleb Carr (The Alienist)? Not too bad.

On another note, I just picked up a new 505. Very nice!
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